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Rooks Heath College, Eastcote Lane, Harrow, Middlesex HA2 9AH

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of PE to lead a successful and supportive team in a highly aspirational and well-established department.  This post provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced PE Teacher to develop their career who will be required to teach PE across KS3 and KS4, and all ability ranges. You will also be responsible for the management of effective and efficient teaching and learning support in key areas of the School. You will conduct regular meetings, professional development and coaching with staff, setting targets and improving performance.

You will be committed to our values, be energetic, have strategic and creative leadership skills and a good sense of humour.  The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to build upon the success of the department by raising standards even further, focusing on increasing the progress of all groups of learners as well as enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An outstanding and experienced leader who can show impact in their subject as well as whole-school.
  • A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations in their own teaching space as well as of their team and students.
  • Fully committed to high quality teaching and learning and raising standards of all students.
  • Exceptionally passionate about PE.
  • Able to inspire and motivate pupils and staff.
  • Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
  • Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
  • A role model for our community.

We can offer you:

  • An ever-improving school with a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team.
  • A hard-working and supportive PE team.
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for professional development.
  • A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic students who are ready and eager to learn.
  • Borough-wide professional development and collaboration.

The school and its community is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a happy, friendly and positive environment. We offer an excellent induction and support programme for new teachers.

Rooks Heath is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the update service.

Rooks Heath is part of Tithe Academy, a Multi Academy Trust and sponsors a local primary school. Our schools work together to drive up standards across the MAT. We offer excellent CPD opportunities and potential for career progression.

Only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered. Please send completed applications to Please use this email address if you wish to contact Miss N Low for an application pack to be sent out or if you have any questions relating to this post. Alternatively, please call 020 8422 4675 and ask for Miss N Low or a member of the HR department.


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